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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0099 KCLMA Ryland
Title
RYLAND, John Patrick (1922-1994 )
Date(s)
1916-1944
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box or 0.01 cubic metres

Context

Name of creator(s)

RYLAND, John Patrick (1922-1994 )

Administrative / Biographical history

Born; 1922, studied history at King's College London, 1941-1944, Captain in the Home Guard during World War Two; died 1994.

Archival history

Ryland's connection to the World War One material is unknown.Immediate source of acquisition:Bequeathed by John Patrick Ryland to King's College London, 1994.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of John Patrick Ryland, comprising papers relating to the Home Guard, 1940-1944 and collected material relating to World War One, 1916-1918, Home Guard papers, 1940-1944, comprise published material including Home Guard instructions on training 1940-1944; regulations, 1942, and training manuals, 1940-1944 and unpublished material including instructions for training exercises; notes from training courses and Home Guard examination papers; map of 'Hazebrouck 5a, Belgium', edition 2, scale 1:100,000, Geographical Section, General Staff, No. 2364, published by Ordnance Survey ,1916; map of the Somme, France entitled 'Special Sheet, edition 2 A' showing British and enemy trenches corrected from information received up to 24 Jun 1918, scale 1:20,000, published by the Field Survey Co. No. 3790; German map of France, Belgium and the Netherlands entitled 'Spezialkarte der Nördlichen Westfront' Flemmingskriegskarte No 23, scale 1:320,000, 1916 and 120 degree panoramic photograph Number 304 of the Somme from North North West to East created for the Fourth Army, 16 Nov 1916 and Daily Telegraph War Map of Europe, World War Two, specially prepared for The Daily Telegraph by the London Geographical Institute, displaying neutral and belligerent countries, scale 50 miles = 1 inch.

System of arrangement

Original order

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material

English and some German

Finding aids

No additional finding aids.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Jun 2008

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Subjects

  • Defence
  • Higher science education
  • International conflicts
  • International conflicts
  • Maps
  • Military education
  • Militia
  • State security
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • War
  • Western Front (1914-1918)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • RYLAND, John Patrick (1922-1994 )

Corporate names

  • Home Guard

Places

  • Belgium
  • Europe
  • Flanders
  • France
  • Hazebrouck
  • Netherlands
  • Somme
  • Western Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Western Europe
  • World

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